Two Murder Cases Set for Preliminary Hearings

A DC Superior Court judge scheduled two defendants charged with murder for hearings to determine if their cases have enough evidence to go to trial.

Twenty-one year-old Deshaun Gaskins, also known as Antonio Deshaun Gladden, is charged with first-degree murder while armed for allegedly shooting 36-year-old Marcus Wallace on Nov. 21, 2020, on the 1400 block of L Street, SE.

Judge Steven Wellner scheduled his preliminary hearing for Feb. 16.

Rasheed Young, 42, is charged with first-degree murder while armed in the fatal shootings of Cedric Rogers, 26, on June 11, 1996 on the 300 block of Franklin Street, NE., and 39 year-old Ronald William Richardson, Jr. on the  on the 2300 block of 4th Street, NE in 2018.

Judge Wellner scheduled his preliminary hearing for Feb. 25.

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